The world's second-largest continent boasts a variety of architectural styles, but these four homes indicate the growth of modern design in Africa.
These four apartments serve as elevated sanctuaries that protect their residents from the city’s urgency.
Brick is a versatile material that’s made the transition from traditional building block to modern accent almost seamlessly. Sourced from the Dwell archives, click on through to see a few of our...
Innovative green design meets historical renovation in the world of contemporary German architecture.
Each of these homes incorporates some element that distinguishes it from its neighbors, and represents the success of modern design on the East Coast. Click on through to view a quartet of our...
A cool breeze coming off the water is the best escape from a mid-summer heatwave. These five lakeside homes combine modern design with fresh locations to serve as the perfect summer retreats.
In compliance with strict regulations on historical renovations, these five Italian homes deftly incorporate original structure into modern remodels.
Away from the tightly packed buildings and light pollution of the city, these rural homes become lanterns at night.
These five open-plan homes prove it doesn't take interior walls to give space a purpose.
Thanks to innovative modern design, these five urban San Francisco homes feel bigger than they look.
From varnished drainage pipes to old sailcloths with a second wind, these six projects utilize rescued, revamped, and reused materials.
In cities around the world, rooftop gardens have become a popular way to make use of the limited real estate that’s available in environments defined by industrial buildings.
Modern homes have a reputation for being more showy than comfortable, but these six interiors deftly combine cozy and contemporary.
Nothing keeps out the tropical sun like a cool white exterior. Six homes in vacation destinations around the world incorporate white walls into fresh contemporary design.
With shapes ranging from perfect cubes to rectangular prisms, these seven box homes teach their inhabitants to be happy with less.
The metal exteriors of these buildings range from lightly oxidized to coated in rich red layers of rust.
Our tongue-in-cheek personality quiz: What does your favorite interior from our September issue say about you?
These four pairs of modern dwellings and their past counterparts explore the evolution of architectural styles through the ages.
These eight homes turn clutter into decoration through the careful arrangement of eclectic belongings.
What do an eco-home, a museum, and a concrete prefab home have in common? Modern design and a shared location: Switzerland.
A few weeks ago we compiled our favorite homes in Sydney, Australia; now, check out some homes from the southern coast of the land down under.
We top off our series of modern Australian homes with four more from the Dwell archives. If you missed parts one and two, be sure to check them out!
You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast. Next, take a look at four homes we love on Australia's eastern seaboard.
The clean-cut lines and proximity to nature that have defined Japanese design for centuries combine with modernist minimalism in these five homes.
A passive home draped with bamboo shades might sound unusual, but it seems almost tame compared to other examples of contemporary French design.